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This event is being offered statewide! See full Resource Roundup schedule here.


Monday, March 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Networking & Breakfast at 8:30, Presentation at 9:00


Douglas County Library - Roseburg
Ford Community Meeting Room
1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd.
Roseburg, OR 97470

No Cost

Registration required

Event Details

Amy Carlson, Director of Rural Programs, Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Funders Panel
This special event will feature representatives from Meyer Memorial Trust. Spring funding opportunities open on March 15 in all four portfolios.

  • Building Community - Nancy Ramirez Arriaga, Building Community Program Officer
  • Equitable Education - Matt Morton, Equitable Education Director
  • Healthy Environment - Marcelo Bonta, Healthy Environment Fellow
  • Housing Opportunities - Sharon Wade Ellis, Housing Opportunities Fellow and Theresa Deibele, Housing Opportunities Director

The Ford Family Foundation's Yvette Rhodes, Program Associate and Oregon Community Foundation's Joan Kerns, Donor Relations Officer will also be sharing information on resources available through their foundations.

What to Expect
Come together with the Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO), foundation representatives, and local nonprofits for one of the 2017 Nonprofit Resource Roundups. NAO is offering this no-cost opportunity for nonprofit staff, board, and volunteers to connect, meet funders, learn about available resources. Gain tips for a compelling organizational story and funding proposal, and get the latest on current issues facing our sector, and actions you can take to make an impact.

Participants will:

  • Build connections with other nonprofits in the region and grow your network
  • Learn about foundation resources and grant opportunities, and meet funder representatives
  • Connect with NAO resources to support your nonprofit’s success
  • Explore and discuss current policy and proposals that impact Oregon nonprofits

This event is being offered statewide! See full Resource Roundup schedule here.

About the Presenters

Amy Carlson leads NAO’s rural programs, working to build community, grow capacity, and raise commitment among rural nonprofits to serve as effective, networked, and community-centered organizations. Amy brings 18 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining NAO in 2011, she served in community organizing, program development and management, and consulting roles. Amy has built successful programs from the ground up, guiding them through the stages of development to achieve sustainability and impact. She is also proud of her grassroots organizing work, mobilizing hundreds of people across Oregon to get involved with advocacy campaigns. Amy has a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science from Willamette University and has completed graduate coursework at PSU’s Institute for Nonprofit Management. When not busy engaging rural nonprofit and community leaders, you can find Amy hiking and backpacking in the many amazing natural places we enjoy in Oregon, especially those that involve jumping in high alpine lakes and eating huckleberries.

March 20th, 2017 8:30 AM   through   12:00 PM
Douglas County Library - Roseburg
Ford Community Meeting Room
1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd.
Roseburg, OR 97470
Event Particulars
City Roseburg
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Development & Fundraising
Leadership Development
Public Meeting or Info Session
Presenter Funder Panel & Amy Carlson
Event Region Southern Willamette Valley
Programmatic Approach Convening

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